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Pastoral Care

Welcome to the Pastoral Care Hub.

How Pastoral Care works at Renewal

Our pastoral approach fits into our ministry model explained below.

  • Individual Relationships
  • Groups and Teams
  • Collectives
  • Gatherings
  • Locations
  • Renewal
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For further support for issues that can’t be addressed within groups/team structure we offer six types of formal appointments at Renewal.


Prayer ministry and Spiritual mentoring

Usually, a one off session to offer prayer and reflection from the Bible – considering longer term or deeper issues that may be affecting a person’s lifestyle or spiritual walk.


Pastoral appointments

To help you reflect on how scripture impacts your lives and choices and help you think biblically about the circumstances and situations you are in, and to offer prayer support as needed. These are conducted by Collective/Team Pastors, Pastoral Team Leaders and Staff Pastors. These appointments are supervised by the pastor for pastoral care.


Relationship Support mentoring

Relationship support team offer couple mentoring for those who dating with intent to marry, engaged, cohabiting and married couples. We use an online assessment tool called SYMBIS, which costs £80 per couple for the assessment and then 5-8 mentoring sessions. Sponsorship is available if needed.


Listening Service

A safe space for people who need someone to listen and support as you seek to make sense of what is happening in your life. These are conducted by volunteers who have at least a level 3 qualification in Counselling Skills. Progress and suitability is reviewed every six sessions before continuing. These appointments are supervised by Therapy service supervisor.


Therapy Service

A specialised way of listening and being alongside people by offering therapeutic theory and expertise to help you enhance your wellbeing and to explore life changing circumstances. All therapists are fully qualified and registered with various regulatory bodies such as: British Association for Counselling & Therapists (BACP), Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC), United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), National Counselling Society (NCS). These appointments are conducted by trainees and qualified counsellors who have diverse specialisms from Renewal and the wider community. Progress and suitability are reviewed every six sessions before continuing. These appointments are supervised by the Therapy service supervisor.


Wellness appointments

These are for people who have complex mental or physical health needs and will enable a structured plan to be put in place to ensure you can fully access everything at Renewal. These are conducted by health professionals who volunteer their time, and are usually a one off appointment.

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